Sean Connery returns for his seventh and final appearance as 007 as the franchise adapts Ian Fleming’s Thunderball for a second time.Read More
George Lazenby is OUT and Sean Connery is BACK (for the small price of a record-breaking salary). Jack and Jake settle in for this campy, divisive Bond flick featuring martinis and a moon buggy. What else do you need in film, really?Read More
Jake and Jack return from their Casino Royale hangover to discuss the final film before Sean Connery's first official Bond retirement, You Only Live Twice
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Sean Connery is back in glorious widescreen Panavision for the most financially successful Bond film to date: 1965's Thunderball. Join Jack and Jake as they marvel at cutting-edge special effects and puzzling long underwater action sequences.
Not to be confused with Austin Powers: Goldmember, Goldfinger is the action film tour-de-force that won the longrunning series its first Oscar and cemented the 007 legacy. Join Jake and Jack as they once again dissect all things James Bond.
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In the latest podcast series to be spun off from the regular OpVac cast, Jack Eason joins OV's resident James Bond expert, Jake Tropila, as they dive into the world of all things 007. Their mission: watch and discuss every James Bond film ever made, once a month, every month, until the release of Bond 25 in 2019. In their inaugural episode, they share their history with the franchise, their overall thoughts on the series, and review Dr. No, the first Bond film ever made. It's For Your Ears Only, baby!Read More
You know the name. You know the music. You know the girls. You know the fancy cars, the nifty gadgets, the exotic locales, the exhilarating action set-pieces, the opening gun barrel shots, and you know the egomaniacal villains hell-bent on world domination. But just how well do you know each of the films? For over 50 years the James Bond franchise has sustained itself on an assured formula, mixing the aforementioned ingredients to coalesce into an action-adventure spy film featuring Ian Fleming’s iconic secret agent. Results have varied wildly, ranging from gritty spy-thrillers to deliriously campy joyrides. It’s a wide spectrum of quality, and everyone has their favorites, but I’m the sort of man who loves them all. Whether it’s the visceral, heart-pumping action sequences of Daniel Craig, or just jolly ol’ Roger Moore running around in a clown costume, the Bond series is one I hold near and dear to my heart.Read More